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Book/Printed Material American Holiday

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  • American Holiday


  • Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
  • Barker, Albert
  • Barker, Edwin Lincoln


  • -  Theater--United States
  • -  Posters


  • Posters


  • -  From Federal Theatre Project Collection (Production Records, 1934-1943/Posters File). Collection of approximately 1,000 posters of varying sizes of poster board done by the silk screen, offset lithography, and letterpress processes, as well as by hand. Produced by the Federal Art Project poster division and by artists employed directly by the FTP, the posters advertise over 500 productions in 91 cities in 24 states and the District of Columbia.
  • -  Text on Poster: Popular Price Theatre A Division of the Federal Theatre presents American Holiday A New Play Edwin L and Albert Barker Opening Feb 14th at the Manhattan Theatre 53rd St and Broadway Reserved seats entire orchestra 55cents Evenings only Balcony 25cents


  • 1 poster: 22x14in

Call Number/Physical Location

  • series: Production Records, 1934-1943: Posters File, undated

Source Collection

  • Federal Theatre Project, 1935 to 1939


  • Music Division

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

Restriction and Notice Statement

The Library of Congress is not aware of any copyright in the materials in the Federal Theatre Project collection. Generally speaking, works created by U.S. Government employees, including for the Federal Theatre Project, are not eligible for copyright protection in the United States. The Library of Congress has no objection to their international use. Accordingly, such works are free to use and reuse.

However, the Library of Congress has not specifically analyzed whether every item in the Federal Theatre Project Collection is a U.S. government work. Rights assessment is your responsibility.

Privacy and publicity rights may apply. In particular, the Library of Congress is grateful to the family of Orson Welles for their cooperation in the presentation of materials in this collection. For permission to use images of Orson Welles in any commercial manner, please contact:

Beatrice Welles
c/o Thomas A. White
8671 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 718
Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2915
ph. 310-657-9831
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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Music Division, Federal Theatre Project Collection.

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Chicago citation style:

Federal Theatre Project, U.S, Albert Barker, and Edwin Lincoln Barker. American Holiday. 1934. Image.

APA citation style:

Federal Theatre Project, U. S., Barker, A. & Barker, E. L. (1934) American Holiday. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Federal Theatre Project, U.S, Albert Barker, and Edwin Lincoln Barker. American Holiday. 1934. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.